NJ Ultra Festival - April 1-2, 2017


The Ultra Festival will take place this year at 
Princeton Blairstown Center in Hardwick NJ
158 Millbrook Rd, Hardwick, NJ 07825
50K, and Marathoners park at
Blairstown Elementary -

1 Sunset Hill Rd, Blairstown, NJ 07825
Course:  Approximately 6 mile loop to include fire roads, single track and ATV trails.

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Trail Races of Half Marathon, Marathon, 50K, 50M, 100K and 100M
Weekend of April 1 - 2, 2017
Ryan Thorpe crossing over the dam in 2016


PHOTO ALBUM OF 2016 COURSE





R
ace Start times:  All races start on Saturday
100 Mile - 9:00a

100 Kilometer -  9:15a                                                                      
50 Mile - 9:30a
50 Kilometer - 9:45a
Marathon - 10:00a
Half Marathon - 10:15a
All races must be completed by Sunday.  You will need to leave on your last 6 mile loop by 12:00pm on Sunday.

Previous Years Results:
RESULTS 2015 - Sussex County Fairgrounds
RESULTS 2014 - Sussex County Fairgrounds
RESULTS 2013 - Sussex County Fairgrounds
RESULTS 2012 - Sussex County Fairgrounds
RESULTS 2011 - Long Valley
2010 Results for the NJ100 (the only event held that year).  Was run as a Fat Ass in year one.


Course: 
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Location:
 

158 Millbrook Rd, Hardwick, NJ 07825


Schedule of events:
Friday, Princeton Blairstown Center
    6:00pm -
Princeton Blairstown Center is open only for runners who are staying over Friday.
                   You can pick your cabin, set up your bed and settle in.

                    We have access to cabin 10.  The bath house is located behind the cabin.
   

Packet pickup is expected to be done Saturday morning between 7:30am and 9:30am.(depending on race start)

Saturday - Princeton Blairstown Center
    7:30am - Registration check in Opens
    8:45am - Last minute pre race briefing by race directors
    9:00am - Start of 100 Mile Race
    9:15am - Start of 100 Kilometer Race
    9:30am - Start of 50 Mile Race
    9:45am - Start of 50 Kilometer Race
    10:00am - Start of Marathon

Sunday -
Princeton Blairstown Center
      12:00p
m - Cutoff for leaving for your last loop.
      3:00 pm - All races end

Aid Stations: Fully stocked at Race Head Quarters (RHQ - Princeton Blairston Camp) Aid Station.  We will provide water and normal ultra fare.  If there is anything that you absolutely want you should have it in your drop bag.  We try to stock the aid stations with sweet, salt, fruit, and a mixture of snacks. 

Drop Bags: Are allowed at RHQ.

Pacers:  Pacers allowed ONLY after 50 miles. There is a place on your registration form to designate if you plan to use a pacer.  You will need to pickup two PACER bibs at check in that your pacer must wear on their front and their back at all times while on the course. There is a $25 fee.

Crews: Allowed at RHQ.


Awards: Awards to top 3 male and female winners in ALL races.


Buckles to ALL 100 mile finishers.   

Finishers Medals are given for ALL distances.





Entry Fees:

Early Registration (through November 30 )
    Half Marathon: $60
    Marathon: $70
    50 Kilometer: $80
    50 Mile: $100
    100 Kilometer: $110
    100 Mile: $140

Refund Policy: A 50% refund will be available until February 3rd. No refunds after February 3rd. No rollovers or transfers to next year.

Registration (December 1 – January 31)
   
Half Marathon: $70
    Marathon: $80
    50 Kilometer: $90
    50 Mile: $110
    100 Kilometer: $120
    100 Mile: $150

Refund Policy: A 50% refund will be available until February 3rd. No refunds after February 3rd. No rollovers or transfers to next year.

Registration (February 1 – February 28)
    Half Marathon: $80
    Marathon: $90
    50 Kilometer: $100
    50 Mile: $120
    100 Kilometer: $130
    100 Mile: $160

Refund Policy: A 50% refund will be available until February 3rd. No refunds after February 3rd. No rollovers or transfers to next year.

Late Registration (March 1 – March 30)
    Half Marathon: $100
    Marathon: $110
    50 Kilometer: $120
    50 Mile: $140

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    100 Kilometer: $150
    100 Mile: $180


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Also included: Each registered runner will receive SWAG to be decided on by the race organizers.  Every year we have given out technical shirts at registration.  We have also given a weekender bag (2011), green fleece (2012), wind jacket (2013) , blue fleece (2014), green hoodie (2015) and orange jacket (2016) when you cross the finish line.

 
Refund Policy: A 50% refund will be available until Feburary 3rd. No refunds after February 3rd. No rollovers or transfers to next year.

Weather: Average high temperature is 49 degrees F with an average low of 25 degrees F. Last two years highs are in the low 40’s and lows are in the mid 20’s. Record high for March 24 is 69F and record low is 9F.
Weather from weather.gov


Parking: Runners doing the 50 Mile, 100K or 100 Mile are allowed to park at Princeton Blairstown Center.  50K and Marathoners must utilize parking at Blairstown Elementary School and use the shuttle system operating from 7:30a.  The address to the school is 1 Sunset Hill Rd, Blairstown, NJ 07825

Lodging:
  There are cabins at
Princeton Blairstown Center that we have access to for the weekend.  Each bed is $45/night.  Each lodge has 12 bunks.  You need to bring your own sheets / sleeping bag.  There are showers and permanent restrooms located behind the cabin. 

Other Rules: We are guests at the
Princeton Blairstown Center and it will be appreciated if you treat the property as if it were your own.
- Littering is strictly prohibited (this includes organic waste i.e. banana peels)
- Runners must be respectful of all volunteers and staff


Getting Here:
The closest airport Newark NJ (EWR) which is a one hour drive from
Princeton Blairstown Center. You can use the address Princeton Blairstown Center, 158 Millbrook Rd, Hardwick, NJ 07825 to plug into any mapping software.

Princeton Blairstown Center
is within easy driving distance of NJ State High Point Park (NJ State's highest point)
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